There's going to be a rugby invasion this weekend in Wilmington. It's a holiday tradition, but it's more than just a sporting event. It's a social event that brings rugby players from all across the country to the Port City.
Cape Fear Rugby will host the Charlotte Barbarians Saturday for the Carolina's Union Division 3 championship at 1 p.m. at Flytrap Downs.
Teams from all over the country and all over the globe traveled to Ogden this weekend to compete in the Cape Fear 7’s Rugby Tournament.
Pender High basketball coach Gary Battle has been coaching both the boys and the girls for the last 8 seasons. This year Battle will only be coaching the varsity boys at Pender. The Edenton Steamers defeated the Wilmington Sharks on Thursday. Plus more!
The 39th Annual Cape Fear Sevens Rugby Tournament is just days away. It's annual sports tradition that always occurs the weekend closest to July 4th. On today's sports we'll take an extended look at this year's event. The Wilmington Hammerheads for the second time this month beat the New York Red Bulls reserve team. Former New Hanover & UNCW baseball standout Brack Hardee passed away over the weekend after a long battle with brain cancer.
The nation's only two-day rugby sevens tournament is back at Ogden Park this weekend.
It's an annual tradition in the Wilmington area during July 4 week.
Wilmington not only has a rugby team, we have a tournament, and it is this weekend.
The Cape Fear Rugby Club will host the 36th Annual Cape Fear 7's Rugby Tournament July 4th weekend. Several international teams are expected to attend the nation's largest 7's tournament of the year.
The 35th Annual Cape Fear Sevens Rugby Tournament wrapped up Sunday at Ogden Park in New Hanover County. Fifty squads participated over the weekend, including a handful of international squads - some came from as far away as Africa.
Every Fourth of July weekend rugby players invade Wilmington for a good ole' rugby time. It's called the 34th Annual Lily May's Cape Fear Rugby Sevens Tournament. Sunday's action wrapped up with the championship game and fun on the sideline.